The Miami International Ballet Competition OPEN Asia
is open to dancers of all nationalities from ages 6 and above.
The Competition will take place at the Y - Theatre, Youth Square - Hong Kong
on October 27 - 29, 2023
Participants may enter the competition as Individual Competitors, a duo/trio, an Ensemble or Pas de Deux, either representing a company or school or as an independent performer. There are five competitive categories and six age divisions, each with an individual performance fee. The participant’s appropriate division will be determined by their age as of October 1st, 2023. Competitors that enter in the Individual or Pas de Deux categories may also participate as part of an Ensemble. An Ensemble’s age division will be determined by the average age of the competitors.
2023 MIBC OPEN ASIA Categories
CLASSICAL BALLET INDIVIDUAL COMPETITOR
Participants in this category must complete and submit the corresponding registration form, along with the fee. There are six age divisions.
Participant who may wish to compete with a classical solo must fill the corresponding form for each solo.
Participants in this category must prepare one classical variation, selected from our list of approved repertoire.
The registration fee for Division B - F includes participation in 1 Ballet Technique Master Class, 1 Ballet Variation Master Class, 1 Contemporary Master Class, the All Stars Gala Performance and Rehearsal.
*DIVISION A - Ages 6 to 8 | REGISTRATION FEE: 150 USD
Participants in this Division should compete without pointe shoes.
*DIVISION B - Ages 9 to 11 | REGISTRATION FEE: 240 USD
Participants in this Division are allowed to compete with or without pointe shoes.
*DIVISION C - Ages 12 to14 | REGISTRATION FEE: 240 USD
*DIVISION D - AGES 15 TO 18 | REGISTRATION FEE: 240 USD
*DIVISION E - Ages 19 to 24 | REGISTRATION FEE: 240 USD
*DIVISION F - Open Age from 25 + | REGISTRATION FEE: 240 USD
* Extra Solo + 100 USD
2023 MIBC OPEN ASIA Regulations
MIBC OPEN 2023 SCORING
Scoring is evaluated on a 100 - point scale and will be based on the following criteria:
1. Technical ability - 2. Artistic interpretation - 3. Musicality - 4. Overall presentation.
For Categories 1 & 2 competitors with extra solos - the piece with the lowest score gets eliminated from the participant’s final score.
Awards will be given to the highest scores, with the placement of Gold, Silver and Bronze.
The judges’ individual scores will be averaged to make up the participant’s final score. Final awards and placement are at the discretion of the judges. All decisions are final and not open for discussion.
To begin your application for the 2023 Miami International Ballet Competition OPEN - Asia (Hong Kong) please make sure that you have read the Rules and Regulations
and click here:
Y - Theatre, Youth Square - Hong Kong
Hong Kong, 青年廣場LG1/F
October 27th - 29th, 2023
Harbour Plaza 北角海逸酒店
665 KING'S ROAD,
(852) 2187 8888
Discount for 25 – 30 October 2023
MIBC Competitors Special Group Rate:
Option I - Room with Free Internet access
-For the night of 25 October 2023 at HK$1,000
- For the night of 26 – 29 October 2023 inclusive at HK$1,250
Option II – Room with one buffet breakfast and Free Internet access
- For the night of 25 October 2023 at HK$1,130
- For the night of 26 – 29 October 2023 inclusive at HK$1,380
Option III – Room with two buffet breakfasts and Free Internet access
-For the night of 25 October 2023 at HK$1,260
-For the night of 26 – 29 October 2023 inclusive at HK$1,510
The above special group rates are:
- Inclusive of 10% service charge & prevailing government tax (currently is 0%) per room per night
- Only applicable for the above mentioned period of stay, any request for earlier check in or room extension rather than the above stated period will be subject to room availability and rate change
*Reservation cutoff date : 13 Octorber, 2023*
Hotel discount code will be sent to the registered competitors by email.
- Free local calls
- Special 15% discount on Laundry & Dry Cleaning services (except express service)
- Free access to Fitness Centre
-Free access to 25-meter Outdoor Swimming Pool
-In-room tea and coffee making